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Santus Circus performing at Harlow

By Marina Gaiti / 15th June 2018 / 0 Comments

AS PART of their UK tour, Santus Circus visited Harlow Town on April 26 until May 7 and performed a spectacular show for locals. Le Cirque De France [Santus Circus] is run by a French family for over six generations and has been touring in the UK for over 25 years. Santus family is originated…

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Harlow media studies students visit ITV News Channel

By Marina Gaiti / 29th May 2018 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College media students discovered how the news is produced at ITV channel. Teachers at Harlow College organised a meeting on April 23 with the producers of ITV News, where the main point of discussion was how the News is broadcast. The students attended the meeting and gained some inside knowledge on the work of…

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Claim to PHAME in Harlow

By Charlotte Langham / 15th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College Fashion student, Leigh Purcell and partner Antoine have started up a unique street wear clothing line called PHAME. Released in March 2017, they are looking to expand the brand after completing their time at Harlow College. The students have been working hard to deliver the best quality for their customers. Alongside this they…

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Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate: ‘I’m just a regular woman who will have your back’

By Kloe Hackett / 9th May 2018 / 1 Comment

LABOUR’S parliamentary candidate has made claims that Robert Halfon MP’s voting history in parliament suggests that he is against the people he represents in Harlow. Upon visiting Harlow College recently, to speak to students before the general elections took place on May 3rd, Laura McAlpine came across as being passionate for her hometown, and as…

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Petrol prices set to rise up to £1.40 a litre in Essex

By Amy Huwes / 5th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW motorists have been warned that they could face an increase in petrol prices with no chance of a let up in the near future.   Petrol prices have been constantly on the rise across the UK over the past years, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. Chronicle Live and Essex Live…

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Couple enjoy a run of success

By Adam Spartley / 5th May 2018 / 0 Comments

A Harlow couple raised over £3,500 for charity after they completed the London Marathon on Sunday. Karen Kitson and her husband Andy completed the 28 mile race in just over 7 hours; with the money they raised going to ‘Phabkids’, a charity that aims to promote and encourage people with and without physical disabilities to…

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Helping the hungry in Harlow

By Leah Bloxham / 4th May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW foodbank helps 4,000 people and families every year by supplying them with free food in emergency situations. Part of the Michael Roberts Charitable Trust and situated inside St Paul’s Church, the foodbank relies on volunteers and donations to keep its doors open every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12-3pm. Some of the many…

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WWI anniversary show at Saffron Walden

By Marina Gaiti / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

A SHOW to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War will be performed by Saffron Walden Community Theatre (SWCT) in the Town Hall. This show, in aid of the Royal British Legion, will illustrate the key moments of the First World War and will include a mixture of music, dance,…

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Teenager devotes six years to fundraising

By Charlotte Young / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

A Harlow teenager has devoted the last six years to fundraising in support of various causes close to his family and friends. Matthew Hart, a 15-year old Year 10 student at Burnt Mill Academy, has just completed his latest fundraiser. He raised over £1,64.50 at a race night for Princess Alexandra Hospital maternity unit to…

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Playhouse switches to bio-degradable straws

By Adam Spartley / 1st May 2018 / 0 Comments

HARLOW Playhouse has stopped using disposable plastic straws to help combat the global issue of plastic pollution. Bio-degradable paper straws are now being served to Playhouse customers, and the eco-friendly transition comes ahead of a UK wide ban on the sale of plastic straws that could come into effect as early as next year. Prime…

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